Palliative Care May Be The Answer To Caring For Our Elderly Population
In recognition of Older Americans Month, we chose to focus on how palliative care can truly change medical care for the elderly. Palliative care can begin at the time of diagnosis and continue while treatment happens whereas Hospice care only begins after treatment of the disease is stopped and the illness is deemed unsurvivable. Palliative care has been shown to reduce hospital stays and costs, while also reducing suffering for the elderly, making it enticing for both care facilities and providers to require and focus on in elderly care situations.
Town Hall Ventures Aims to Invest In The Underserved Through Healthcare
Town Hall Ventures is an investment firm dedicated to aiding healthcare companies in their mission of providing quality care at an affordable price. Town Hall Ventures has entered the ever expanding healthcare industry in a niche where innovation is seeing a huge and necessary shift in growth, and they hope to keep that growth moving upward.
Elliott Management Corporation Proposes To Acquire Athenahealth
As one of Athenahealth’s largest investors already, Elliott currently owns almost 9% of the common stock of Athenahealth, and they hope to make it 100%. They have put together an in-depth and temptingly thorough proposal of acquisition, making their offer very appealing.